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Masai Mara Ride - Aloe Blossom


Itinerary for Masai Mara Ride - Aloe Blossom



9-day Sample Itinerary- subject to changes

Day 0

On arrival in Nairobi we will meet you at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer you to your hotel.

Day 1
You will be met and transferred from your hotel to Wilson airport for a safari briefing. Our morning flights departs at 10:30am and arrives in the Mara at approximately 11:15am. Your professional safari riding guide will meet you there for a game drive to our private-canvas mobile camp arriving in time for lunch. The afternoon is spent settling in, followed by a short ride or game drive.
Riding distance: 5-10km
Meals: Lunch and dinner
Accommodations: Nkilenya, Lemek Conservancy

Day 2
Morning and afternoon exploring the riverine forests and open plains of Lemek. There is an abundance of wildlife here including giraffe, warthog, zebra, hartebeest, topi, wildebeest, and with a little luck, cheetah and leopard too. Bloody Marus in the morning and Pink Gin for 'sundowners' in the evening. All-in-all, a heavenly first day on safari. 
Riding distance: 10-15km
Meals: All meals in camp
Accommodations: Nkilenya, Lemek Conservancy


Day 3
Our first full day in the saddle takes us through spectacular wildlife country with impala, gazelle, elephant, buffalo, ostrich, and more! Picnic lunch is enjoyed in a patch of forest called Olomai. After a siesta, we ride to banks of the Mara River with its' large pods of hippo and the odd monster crocodile.
Riding distance: 20-25km
Meals: Breakfast and dinner in camp, picnic lunch
Accommodations: Mara River, North Conservancy


Day 4
A stunning area to traverse by horse of vehicle. We may ford the Mara River and ride under the iconic Siria Escarpment. The concentration of game is breathtaking and with plenty of opportunity to jump fallen trees created by the resident elephant. Waterbuck, eland, jackal, hyena, and lion occur, as do many other wildlife species.
Riding distance: 10-15km
Meals: All meals in camp
Accommodations: Mara River, North Conservancy


Day 5
After a 'full-monty' breakfast we ride in a southerly direction across the Maternity Plain. Stunning views in every direction and excellent going for the horses. We cross the Mara River on horseback and enter the famous Mara Triangle. Picnic lunch is enjoyed in a patch of thick forest often occupied by elephant. After lunch, a short ride, followed by an ascent on foot, to the top of the escarpment. 
Riding distance: 20-25km
Meals: Breakfast and dinner in camp, picnic lunch
Accommodations: Out Of Africa Camp, Mara Triangle


Day 6
Options to ride and drive in the triangle with magical views looking down towards the Serengeti in the distance. This corner of the ecosystem is blessed with croton thickets, forest, and endless tall grasslands, the perfect environment for rhino, elephant, buffalo, and lion. In the late afternoon we may visit a small traditional homestead of our local Masai hosts.
Riding distance: 10-15km
Meals: All meals in camp
Accommodations: Out Of Africa Camp, Mara Triangle

 
Day 7
Today we descend the escarpment on foot and head due east, riding back over the Mara River, skirting the large village of Rianta and onwards, to a lovely picnic lunch under scattered acacia trees. After a long siesta we ride over the Koiyaki Plain and to our new camp on the Olare Orok Stream, used by the Masai to water their cattle. 
Riding distance: 20-25km
Meals: Breakfast and dinner in camp, picnic lunch
Accommodations: KO8, Mara North Conservancy


Day 8
Morning and afternoon ride, drive or walk, in this magical corner of the Mara. Exceptional riding country, where two large prides of lion make this area their home, allowing for sensational big-cat experience. We may go out after supper by vehicle with a spotlight to discover nocturnal creatures. 
Riding distance: 15-20km
Meals: All meals in camp
Accommodations: KO8, Mara North Conservancy


Day 9
Our last morning ride or drive following the banks of the river. Wonderful opportunities for long canters over the Serian and Maternity plains. After a hearty brunch we say our goodbyes to the horses and camp crew. Our afternoon flight to Nairobi departs at 2:45pm. Upon arrival at approximately 4:15pm, you will be transferred to JKIA for your international flight home.
Riding distance: 10-15km
Meals: Brunch in camp


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 7-day Sample Itinerary- subject to changes

Day 0
On arrival in Nairobi we will meet you at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer you to your hotel.

Day 1
You will be met and transferred from your hotel to Wilson airport for a safari briefing. Our morning flights departs at 10:30am and arrives in the Mara at approximately 11:15am. Your professional safari riding guide will meet you there for a game drive to our private-canvas mobile camp arriving in time for lunch. The afternoon is spent settling in, followed by a short ride or game drive.
Riding distance: 5-10km
Meals: Lunch and dinner
Accommodations: Nkilenya, Lemek Conservancy

Day 2
Morning and afternoon exploring the riverine forests and open plains of Lemek. There is an abundance of wildlife here including giraffe, warthog, zebra, hartebeest, topi, wildebeest, and with a little luck, cheetah and leopard too. Bloody Marus in the morning and Pink Gin for 'sundowners' in the evening. All-in-all, a heavenly first day on safari. 
Riding distance: 10-15km
Meals: All meals in camp
Accommodations: Nkilenya, Lemek Conservancy


Day 3
Our first full day in the saddle takes us through spectacular wildlife country with impala, gazelle, elephant, buffalo, ostrich, and more! Picnic lunch is enjoyed in a patch of forest called Olomai. After a siesta, we ride to banks of the Mara River with its' large pods of hippo and the odd monster crocodile.
Riding distance: 20-25km
Meals: Breakfast and dinner in camp, picnic lunch
Accommodations: Mara River, North Conservancy


Day 4
A stunning area to traverse by horse of vehicle. We may ford the Mara River and ride under the iconic Siria Escarpment. The concentration of game is breathtaking and with plenty of opportunity to jump fallen trees created by the resident elephant. Waterbuck, eland, jackal, hyena, and lion occur, as do many other wildlife species.
Riding distance: 10-15km
Meals: All meals in camp
Accommodations: Mara River, North Conservancy


Day 5
After a 'full-monty' breakfast we ride in a southerly direction across the Maternity Plain. Stunning views in every direction and excellent going for the horses. Picnic lunch is enjoyed in a patch of thick forest often occupied by elephant. After a long siesta we ride past a game-rich saltlick and onwards to our new camp on the Olare Orok Stream, used by the Masai to water their cattle.
Riding distance: 20-25km
Meals: Breakfast and dinner in camp, picnic lunch
Accommodations: KO8, Mara North Conservancy


Day 6
Morning and afternoon ride, drive or walk, in this magical corner of the Mara. Exceptional riding country, where two large prides of lion make this area their home, allowing for sensational big-cat experience. We may go out after supper by vehicle with a spotlight to discover nocturnal creatures. 
Riding distance: 15-20km
Meals: All meals in camp
Accommodations: KO8, Mara North Conservancy


Day 7
Our last morning ride or drive following the banks of the river. Wonderful opportunities for long canters over the Serian and Maternity plains. After a hearty brunch we say our goodbyes to the horses and camp crew. Our afternoon flight to Nairobi departs at 2:45pm and lands at 4:15pm. You will be transferred to JKIA for your international flight home.
Riding distance: 10-15km
Meals: Brunch in camp

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Non-Riders are welcome! They will spend their days game viewing in our customized safari vehicle with their own professional safari guide.

 
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Masai Mara Ride - Aloe Blossom
Tour Code: IT-KYRT01
9 days / 8 nights ~$7,850.00
Dates: Available all Year

Trip Rating :
Level : Fitness Level
Difficulty Levels Explained
1. Easy
Easy pace and an average-to-sedentary level of fitness. You should be in good health and fit enough for full day of normal sightseeing and walking.
2. Easy to Moderate
An average level of fitness or some experience with the featured activity is recommended.
3. Moderate
Requires you to have performed the featured activity regularly, with some periods on challenging terrain. Activities are mandatory and you may be traveling at high elevations. You need to be in good health and physical condition to enjoy these trips, with adequate muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance.
4. Demanding
You must be extremely physically fit and are expected to hike or ride four to six hours over steep or more rugged terrain.
5. Strenuous
Prolonged hiking/biking on moderate to difficult terrain (five to nine hours a day).
May include high altitude, rugged terrain etc..
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Airport: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)
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